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The numbers for October 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Quantitative easing has gone on much longer than expected, but it'll end soon.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, NFL, alibaba, apple, big data, AT&T, FTC
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AT&T pays a price for cramming

Oct 9, 2014
The Chairwoman of the FTC, Edith Ramirez, on the fight to save you money.
Posted In: Bill cramming, FTC, AT&T

Happy 100th, FTC

Sep 26, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission was created 100 years ago today.
Posted In: FTC, Federal Trade Commission
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FTC wants stronger rules on consumer data

Apr 2, 2014
FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez and a conversation about data security.
Posted In: FTC

FTC tells search engines to clearly label advertisements

Jun 26, 2013
In a letter today to Google, Bing and other search engines, the Federal Trade Commission warned of a need to "clearly and prominently" distinguish ads from natural search results.
Posted In: Google, search engines, FTC, bing

FTC to investigate Google's Waze acquistion

Jun 24, 2013
If Google's acquisition of Waze is seen as purely anti-competitive, the Federal Trade Commission could break up the deal.
Posted In: Google, FTC, mobile apps

An old scam becomes new again: Bill-cramming scams are going mobile

Apr 18, 2013
Unauthorized charges for things like dating advice and horoscopes are making their way to more cell phone bills. And now the FTC is cracking down.
Posted In: Bill cramming, mobile phone, text messages, cell phone, FTC

FTC finds no evidence Google violated anti-trust laws

Jan 3, 2013
After a 19-month investigation, the Federal Trade Commission says it found no evidence Google violated anti-trust laws. The company has agreed to license essential patents for rivals' products.
Posted In: Google, FTC, Internet search

Google close to settlement with FTC

Dec 18, 2012
Google's expected deal with the Federal Trade Commission would end an investigation into whether the search engine steered Internet users to its own site.
Posted In: Google, FTC, anti-trust

When recommendations pay off online

Oct 3, 2012
A growing group of websites lets you cash in on your opinion.
Posted In: Pinterest, social networking, FTC

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